Is this Ameraucana rooster purebred?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by lfili8, Mar 29, 2017.

  1. lfili8

    lfili8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Picked this guy up and wondering if he is a purebred? He doesn't seem to fit any of the standard Ameraucana colours that I've seen.. He sure is handsome although he has a terrible sounding crow [​IMG]

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  2. 100chicklover

    100chicklover Out Of The Brooder

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    He is purebred he is also the color lavender
     
  3. peopleRanimals2

    peopleRanimals2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. lfili8

    lfili8 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome!! I thought he was purebred but the owners weren't 100% sure

    Now a follow up question.. I thought lavender birds were more of a diluted blue colour? He definitely has more of a brown hue than I've seen in pictures of lavender birds..
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    It is impossible to say for sure if he is purebred, since Easter Eggers/Ameraucana mixes can come in many colors and closely resemble the body types of purebred Ameraucanas. In terms of color, he may be a Lavender with lots of leakage/brassiness. Whatever he is, he's a handsome bird!
     
  6. lfili8

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    Cool, thanks! They had a few other really cool looking Roos for sale, there was one silver Ameraucana I had a hard time leaving behind but I only needed one..
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    agree with Bantam Lover - he is one beautiful roo - the leakage had me off.
     
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